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. jim pointed out, joe biden back in 1988, had a serious brain aneurysm. is this hereditary? >> it's a good question. if you have a relative who had an aneurysm, your risk of having one doubles. it's still small. but it doubles. that's clearly something they would be looking for in someone whose father had an aneurysm. >>> let's get to the news. elizabeth vargas. josh nursing the bad back. >> i'm glad to fill in for josh. hope that back gets better soon. we begin with breaking details about the worst of the massive wildfires burning across the west. thunderstorms could cause flooding in the same area where 160-square miles has been scorched. on evacuation order in some resort communities there has been lifted. and residents are returning. crews are battling the fire from the air, along with 1,200 firefighters on the ground. meantime, some strong winds in oregon pushed another wildfire across nearly eight-square miles, forcing new evacuations. >>> also breaking overnight, a massive fire at one of the largest metal recycling plants just outside new york city. heavy flames and smoke c
and son of vice president joe biden is undergoing tests in a texas hospital today. the younger biden began feeling weak andi oriented after driving to a family vacation spot last week. after seeking treatment at northwestern university hospital in chicago and then by his own doctor in philadelphia, biden was discharged and spent the weekend at home. the vice president traveled to houston to be with his son as he now undergoes some diagnostic tests, but this isn't the younger biden's first health scare. he suffered a mild stroke in may of 2010. this morning, though, he tweeted this photo along with his wife and also a message. he said, touched by all of your well-wishes. thank you, nice evening in houston with halle. will share update when we have it. we also send our best wishes to beau biden and his family. >>> we'll be right back. humans. even when we cross our "ts" and dot our "i's", we still run into problems. that's why liberty mutual insurance offers accident forgiveness with our auto policies. if you qualify, your rates won't go up due to your first accident. because making mistakes
: beau biden was last seen in public monday night. efting dinner with his vice president father joe near the md anderson cancer center in houston. the vague statement from the vice president and his wife, yesterday our son beau underwent a successful procedure. he is in great shape and is going to be discharged heading home to delaware. monday his office said, the younger biden was undergoing tests after feeling weak and disoriented. biden narrowly escaped death as a chide during a terrible traffic accident that killed his mother and sister. then he suffered a stroke three years ago and just this month emergency vehicles dispatched to his delaware home after a 911 call mentioned stroke again. vice president biden had a brain aneurysm himself at age 35. he is with his son. the president called joe biden to wish his son well. but the only word from beau himself came on his twitter account. quote, touched by all your well wishes. thank you. jim avila, abc news, the white house. >> german tourist attacked by a shark off hawaii has died. the 20-year-old woman snorkeling when the shark bit her
, but then senator joe biden. that safety valve allows the judge without any motion from the prosecution to go below a mandatory minimum if the defendant comes clean about all that he is doing, if this crime has not involved violence, if he has a relatively low criminal history. so we have that. and the third current method for getting a below a mandatory minimum sentence is a motion made by the prosecutor in exchange for the defendant's giving information about how his suppliers are, who his customers are, who else is working with him in the drug gang. >> professor, thank you. laura murphy, take my final 20 seconds. you get the final word go. ahead. >> well, 94% of the people in prison are there because of plea bargains. and most of the people who go to prison do so because they have inadequate counsel. so the attorney general addressed that too. but the attorney general made a great change in government policy. the war on drugs is a failure. it leads to huge racial disparities. it leads to expensive. >> thank you. >> overburdened prisons, and that is right move for the federal government. >> thank
people. big names including vice president joe biden, his wife jill and first lady michelle obama will fan out across the country as the insurance exchanges go online in a little more than a month. even former president bill clinton is being tapped to help out. he will speak about the law to a crowd in his home state of arkansas next week. let's talk about all this with paul gigot, the editorial page editor for "the wall street journal." interesting, paul, the website, "politico" wrote about this and here was the opening line. three years after signing obamacare into law, president barack obama finally looks eager to talk about it. why now? >> well, because d-day is arriving on october 1st. the exchanges are supposed to start and january 1st, the subsidy coverage begins. so it is do-or-die. they have to do it now or this thing could fail. jon: but the president has been selling us all along on what a great program this is going to be? >> well that hasn't persuaded the country. all polls show obamacare is still more unpopular than popular but now they don't have a choice. he need t
scare for vice president joe biden's son, beau. he is said to be in great shape and expected to be discharged today from a houston cancer hospital, after undergoing a procedure there earlier this week. doctors don't know what's exactly wrong with beau biden. but he was admitted after becoming weak and disoriented last week. abc's chief medical editor, dr. richard besser, here with us this morning. make it clear. you haven't seen the records here. you don't know exactly what is wrong. but first, treated for a stroke. and now, at a cancer center. what does it say to you? >> initially, when you hear someone has similymptoms that a like a stroke and they've had a stroke in the past, you have to think whatever was going on before, it's happening now. but m.d. anderson cancer center, it's one of the best in the world. it makes you think this has to be related to some type of a cancer. >> could certain cancers cause a stroke? >> well, if you have anything growing in your head, whether it's benign or cancerous, it causes pressure. and that pressure on your brain can cause symptoms th
want to be our next president have and will viz sate that caucus state in 2013. including joe biden. he will go to iowa next month. republicans ted cruz, rick santorum and donald trump have already visited iowa. so the presidential race is on even though we just elected a president barely nine months ago. plenty of time for stupid stuff on the internet. perhaps emboldened by the slap sarah palin game, the republicans have started a slap hillary game. a little thumping and you get to slap her. democrats and anti-violence groups are not happy, although they did not condemn the slap palin game. they are now condemning the slap hillary game. >> reporter: well, we all know that hillary clinton has not said she's running for president in 2016, but she's speaking today at the american bar association's annual meeting in san francisco where she's getting an award and any time she gives a big speech, we get to talk about her potential future plans and if those plans do include the wine house, this group t hillary project wants to keep her from getting there. >> reporter: the hillary project bill
. >> steve: there is another health scare this morning for vice president joe biden's son. the delaware attorney general is waking up in a hospital in houston this morning after feeling disoriented and weak. it happened during a family vacation last week. the 44-year-old had a mild stroke in 2010. he also served a year in iraq back in 2008 with the national guard. this morning he's in houston. >> brian: all right. read this. >> steve: cnn's latest hire being met with strong criticism. they announced courtney sexton has been hired as the senior director for its films unit. she was a main force behind liberal documentaries like al gore's "an inconvenient truth" and jimmy carter, "man from plains." they say the move shows cnn's upcoming documentary on hillary clinton will be one sided propaganda. >> brian: i read now. 9-year-old new york boy won the library club reading contest for the fifth year in a row. instead of being congratulated, he's being told to step aside. the director says tyler weaver hogs the competition and should be banned. that's the winner. the self-proclaimed king of th
, vice president joe biden at his son's side in texas this morning as doctors try ttermine what caused beau biden to become disoriented and weak. we'll have the latest. >>> and freeway scare. a car burst into flames on a los angeles road. inside, the legendary actor dick van dyke. >> it just startsed making a noise. i thought it had a flat first and then it started to smoke and then it burned to a crisp. >> now he has a used car for sale real cheap. "today," august 20th, 2013. >> good morning everyone. happy tuesday. i'm savannah guthrie. >> i'm matt lauer along side al roker and natalie morales. dick van dyke keeping that trademark sense of humor. could have been a really scary situation. >> the imagines are so scary but if he is smiling about it and making jokes then it's okay for to us smile, too. so happy he's okay. >> we'll have more on that in a little while. >>> meantime new developments tied to the ongoing saga tied to yankee star alex rodriguez. his attorneys are preparing a lawsuit now against the team doctor. we'll have details on that in a moment. >>> but let's begin this t
president joe biden's son, beau. he's expected to be discharged from a houston hospital after undergoing what's described as a successful procedure. nancy snyderman is here. we are speculating. >> we are using our language in guarded waste. >> he's expected to be discharged today. at least this tells us this was a diagnostic procedure as opposed to a treatment? >> yes. we know he had a seizure several years ago. he has continued to have neurologic problems. was seen at northwestern hospital, then at a hospital in jefferson in philadelphia, then at md anderson. you put the pieces together and say, okay, it went from finding something to needing a diagnostic procedure. the word we got was that he underwent a complicated biopsy of a brain mass. >> what would they be zmog what would the patient be going through during a complicated biopsy? >> they're looking for tissue. once you see something on a ct scan that shouldn't be there, it's called a mass. it's taking up room. you have to figure out what it was. could this have any relationship to what joe biden went through 20 years later when he
is with his son. the president called joe biden to wish his son well. but the only word from beau himself came on his twitter account. quote, touched by all your well wishes. thank you. jim avila, abc news, the white house. >>> a german tourist attacked by a shark off hawaii has died. the 20-year-old woman snorkeling when the shark bit her right arm off. that happened a week ago. she had been on life support ever since. hawaii officials plan to spend two years studying tiger shark movements around maui amid a spike in shark attacks. >>> dozens of sixth grade girls in northeast kansas recovering from a scare yesterday when their school bus overturned. the girls from a private school in kansas city, missouri, were headed to a campout when their bus slid off the connecting ramp. 8 of the 30 girls who were on board were injured, but none of the injuries are considered serious. >>> this next story is either amazing or amazingly stupid. we'll let you decide. happened yesterday in the skies over england. >> that's where a pair of 9-year-old cousins became the youngest formation wing walkers and third
joe biden. he is the side kick. it is a perpetual clown show for these people. and, you know, to be fair to jay leno, at least jay was not a complete and total groupy, white washer and lap dog. he did ask him some serious questions. but is this the right venue, especially during a week when national security concerns are heightened, at a time when he's just about to flit off to martha's vineyard and connecting with the average american person. and really there was something else going on because after his appearance, and i pointed this out last night -- the white house admitted that barak obama was meeting with jeffrey katzenberg, one of the biggest hollywood heavy hitters, donors and bundlers for the obama campaign, and guess what? we didn't get to see that broadcast on national tv to see what they were talking about and what they were up to. >> steve: yeah. it is pretty extraordinary, though, given all the news going on and the first hard questions asked by jay leno, because the president, his communications team, the strategy is, keep him away from the white house reporter
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